Welcome to the potassium content in 8 different types of cashews, ranging from 660 to 103 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of cashews is Nuts, cashew nuts, raw which in 100g contains 660 mg of potassium. As a source of potassium, this corresponds to 14 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Sodium is 12 mg (1% RDA), the amount of Calories is 553 kcal (28% RDA), the amount of Protein is 18.22 g (36% RDA), the amount of Fat is 43.85 g (67% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 30.19 g (23% RDA).

For the food Nuts, cashew nuts, raw the typical serving size is 1 oz (or 28.35 g) which contains 187.11 mg of Potassium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 4 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 3.4 mg, the Calories content is 156.78 kcal, the Protein content is 5.17 g, the Fat content is 12.43 g and the Carbohydrate content is 8.56 g.

This list of 8 types of cashews, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Nuts, cashew nuts, raw through to KEEBLER, SANDIES, Cashew Shortbread Cookies where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional potassium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much potassium in cashews.

Potassium Levels

The recommended daily allowance for potassium is actually an adequate intake. The RDA for all of the nutrition data listed on this page is for 4.7g per day which is for males and females between the ages of 14 and 70+. For children between the ages of 1-3 years it is 3.0g, for children between the ages of 4-8 years it is 3.8g, and for children between the ages of 9-13 years it is 4.5g. For women during lactation between the ages of 19-50 years the level is slightly higher at 5.1g.

The level of potassium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of potassium from the 1 raw items is in Nuts, cashew nuts, raw where the content is 660 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total potassium content in the 8 items from the general description 'cashews' each of which show the potassium amount as well as Sodium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 8 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

cashews potassium per 100g

Average Content for cashews

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of potassium contained in 100g of cashews, based on the list below of 8 different items under the general description of cashews, is 531.13 mg of potassium. This average value corresponds to 11.3 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Sodium is 222.50 mg, the average amount of Calories is 571.38 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 15.49 g, the average amount of Fat is 45.19 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 33.76 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Potassium is found in Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added which in 100g contains 565 mg of Potassium. This corresponds to 12 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sodium is 16 mg, the amount of Calories is 574 kcal, the amount of Protein is 15.31 g, the amount of Fat is 46.35 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 32.69 g.

Highest potassium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 8 different cashews nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of potassium is found in Nuts, cashew nuts, raw which contains 660 mg of potassium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 14 %. For this 100g serving the Sodium content is 12 mg, the Calories content is 553 kcal, the Protein content is 18.22 g, the Fat content is 43.85 g, the Carbohydrate content is 30.19 g.

The lowest amount of potassium is in KEEBLER, SANDIES, Cashew Shortbread Cookies which in 100g contains 103 mg of potassium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sodium is 370 mg, the amount of Calories is 535 kcal, the amount of Protein is 6.3 g, the amount of Fat is 30.6 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 59.3 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a potassium range of 557 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 358 mg for Sodium, 18 kcal for Calories, 11.92 g for Protein, 13.25 g for Fat, 29.11 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of potassium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high potassium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Nuts, cashew nuts, raw contains 660 mg of potassium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the potassium nutritional content.

The food with the highest potassium content per typical serving is Nuts, cashew nuts, oil roasted, with salt added which contains 815.28 mg in 1 cup, whole (or 129 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 17 %. For this serving the Sodium content is 397.32 mg, the Calories content is 749.49 kcal, the Protein content is 21.72 g, the Fat content is 61.62 g and the Carbohydrate content is 38.91 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing potassium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of potassium rich foods.


Cashews List, potassium Content per 100g

1. Nuts, cashew nuts, raw - Potassium
  Potassium (%RDA)Sodium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  660 mg (14%)12 mg (1%)553 kcal (28%)30.19 g (23%)43.85 g (67%)18.22 g (36%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   187.11 mg (4%) 3.4 mg (0%) 156.78 kcal (8%) 8.56 g (7%) 12.43 g (19%) 5.17 g (10%)
2. Nuts, cashew nuts, oil roasted, without salt added - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  632 mg (13%)13 mg (1%)580 kcal (29%)29.87 g (23%)47.77 g (73%)16.84 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and whole (or 129g):
   815.28 mg (17%) 16.77 mg (1%) 748.2 kcal (37%) 38.53 g (30%) 61.62 g (95%) 21.72 g (43%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and halves and pieces (or 129g):
  815.28 mg (17%) 16.77 mg (1%) 748.2 kcal (37%) 38.53 g (30%) 61.62 g (95%) 21.72 g (43%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (18 kernels) (or 28.35g):
  179.17 mg (4%) 3.69 mg (0%) 164.43 kcal (8%) 8.47 g (7%) 13.54 g (21%) 4.77 g (10%)
3. Nuts, cashew nuts, oil roasted, with salt added - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  632 mg (13%)308 mg (19%)581 kcal (29%)30.16 g (23%)47.77 g (73%)16.84 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and whole (or 129g):
   815.28 mg (17%) 397.32 mg (25%) 749.49 kcal (37%) 38.91 g (30%) 61.62 g (95%) 21.72 g (43%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and halves and pieces (or 129g):
  815.28 mg (17%) 397.32 mg (25%) 749.49 kcal (37%) 38.91 g (30%) 61.62 g (95%) 21.72 g (43%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (18 kernels) (or 28.35g):
  179.17 mg (4%) 87.32 mg (5%) 164.71 kcal (8%) 8.55 g (7%) 13.54 g (21%) 4.77 g (10%)
4. Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  565 mg (12%)16 mg (1%)574 kcal (29%)32.69 g (25%)46.35 g (71%)15.31 g (31%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves and whole (or 137g):
   774.05 mg (16%) 21.92 mg (1%) 786.38 kcal (39%) 44.79 g (34%) 63.5 g (98%) 20.97 g (42%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 8.6g):
  48.59 mg (1%) 1.38 mg (0%) 49.36 kcal (2%) 2.81 g (2%) 3.99 g (6%) 1.32 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  160.18 mg (3%) 4.54 mg (0%) 162.73 kcal (8%) 9.27 g (7%) 13.14 g (20%) 4.34 g (9%)
5. Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, with salt added - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  565 mg (12%)640 mg (40%)574 kcal (29%)32.69 g (25%)46.35 g (71%)15.31 g (31%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and halves and whole (or 137g):
   774.05 mg (16%) 876.8 mg (55%) 786.38 kcal (39%) 44.79 g (34%) 63.5 g (98%) 20.97 g (42%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  160.18 mg (3%) 181.44 mg (11%) 162.73 kcal (8%) 9.27 g (7%) 13.14 g (20%) 4.34 g (9%)
6. Nuts, cashew butter, plain, without salt added - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  546 mg (12%)15 mg (1%)587 kcal (29%)27.57 g (21%)49.41 g (76%)17.56 g (35%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 16g):
   87.36 mg (2%) 2.4 mg (0%) 93.92 kcal (5%) 4.41 g (3%) 7.91 g (12%) 2.81 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  154.79 mg (3%) 4.25 mg (0%) 166.41 kcal (8%) 7.82 g (6%) 14.01 g (22%) 4.98 g (10%)
7. Nuts, cashew butter, plain, with salt added - Potassium
  Potassium Sodium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  546 mg (12%)406 mg (25%)587 kcal (29%)27.57 g (21%)49.41 g (76%)17.56 g (35%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 16g):
   87.36 mg (2%) 64.96 mg (4%) 93.92 kcal (5%) 4.41 g (3%) 7.91 g (12%) 2.81 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  154.79 mg (3%) 115.1 mg (7%) 166.41 kcal (8%) 7.82 g (6%) 14.01 g (22%) 4.98 g (10%)